eGFX Breakaway Box 550 (eGPU Expansion System)
Part No. GPU-550W-TB3 - IN STOCK.
Connect a High-Performance Graphics Card or Other Bandwidth-Hungry
PCIe Card to a Thunderbolt™ 3 Equipped Computer
Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Box 550, a Thunderbolt 3 to PCIe card expansion solution, supports any Thunderbolt compatible PCIe card, but is designed specifically for bandwidth-intensive graphic video cards. The Breakaway Box enables all the popular GPU cards that support connecting to a computer over Thunderbolt such as AMD Radeon® R9 and RX and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX9 and 10 series, providing GPU support for computationally-intensive applications and games.
Work or Play – The Coolest and Quietest eGFX Graphics Card Box on the Market
The Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box 550 is the coolest and quietest eGFX box on the market—with its large variable-speed, temperature-controlled fan that quietly and effectively cools the installed card, the Breakaway Box can box can be comfortably used in noise-sensitive environments. For professionals, the Breakaway harnesses the computational engine in today’s GPU cards that are essential for supporting the acceleration of special effects, animation, color grading, rendering, and editing. For gamers, the Breakaway Box is ideal for enabling graphic-intensive gaming on computers (such as thin/light notebooks) that otherwise would not be able to produce an acceptable gaming experience. Additionally, the eGFX Breakaway Box supports graphics cards with 120mm water block coolers. Water block coolers run quieter than active fans; plus water block coolers enable higher overclocking.
eGFX Breakaway Box 550: Thunderbolt Certified for Mac and Windows
Sonnet's eGFX Breakaway Box 550 operates under both macOS® and Windows® environments and includes a 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable to connect to a Thunderbolt 3 port. Additionally, the eGFX Breakaway Box 550 has the following key features:
- Thunderbolt 3 Interface (one Thunderbolt 3 port)
- Equivalent to 600W recommended system power
- Two 8-pin (6+2 pin) power connectors
- One PCIe 3.0 slot
- Supports up to 375W card
- Support for one full-length, full-height, double-width PCIe card
- Supports 120mm Water Block Coolers (for liquid cooling)
- Provides laptop charging up to 87W
- Quiet, Temperature-Controlled Fan
- 1-Year Warranty
Computer notebook displays shown for illustrative purposes; not included